Hey EU friends experiencing the heat wave please remember to:
Keep water with you at all times, stay hydrated
Wear loose fitting clothing so your body can keep cool
Avoid spending excess time in parked vehicles
Avoid excess soda, alcohol, or caffiene
Eat foods with high water content (chilled fruits, etc)
If you feel dizzy, have goosebumps/chills, nausea, rapid pulse, difficulty breathing, or an intense headache drink lots of water and rest.
Love, your buddy in South Texas
I keep some light salt (which is potassium chloride instead of sodium chloride) and powdered citric acid in one of my cupboards. (Light salt is super easy & cheap; citric acid is a GNC buy.)
After a hot, sweaty day, mixing maybe 1/4-1/2 tsp. of each in a big glass of ice water is AMAZING. It tastes very different, but your tongue recognizes how good and necessary both are.
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